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A California Query

7 hours 28 min ago
Metropolitan Diary: A poet asks, from a West Coast perspective, how carless New Yorkers do their food shopping.

Louisiana: Judge Rules Against Marriage Ban

September 22, 2014 - 9:00pm
The state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, in part because it violates equal protection rights, a state judge ruled Monday.

Battling Red Tape, in America and China

September 22, 2014 - 12:39pm
When I bought a company in California last year, I was struck by how similar the bureaucratic hoops were. There actually were more of them in California than I typically face in China.

A Golden Age of Design

September 22, 2014 - 6:00am
Thanks to a convergence of creativity, technology and big money, it’s a new and exciting moment for the field.

Jerry Brown Seeks More Electric Cars in California

September 21, 2014 - 9:00pm
The governor signed bills to make it easier for low-income Californians to obtain plug-in vehicles ahead of speaking engagements at the United Nations’ Climate Summit 2014.

Treasury Auctions Set for the Week of Sept. 22

September 21, 2014 - 9:00pm
The following tax-exempt fixed-income issues are scheduled for pricing this week.

4 of 5 Inmates Are Captured After Escape From California Jail

September 21, 2014 - 9:00pm
The five men escaped from the Madera County Jail near Fresno on Friday night and were considered “armed and dangerous,” a statement from the Sheriff’s Department said.

Oculus Brings the Virtual Closer to Reality

September 21, 2014 - 7:52pm
Virtual reality technology may attract big money from tech giants, but a conference to showcase one company’s products gave plenty of space to the small fry.

Dancing With the Start-Ups

September 20, 2014 - 9:00pm
Some celebrities — both established and up-and-coming — are lavishing their promotional love on new companies rather than big brands. Often, the deals involve equity.

Breaking Through the Fog of San Francisco’s Weather Reputation

September 20, 2014 - 9:00pm
When considering the temperature ranges in cities across the country, San Francisco doesn’t seem so extraordinary.

Turning Microcelebrity Into a Big Business

September 20, 2014 - 9:00pm
All it takes is blood, sweat and selfies.

Art Man of Alcatraz

September 20, 2014 - 9:00pm
The Chinese activist Ai Weiwei is mounting an exhibit at the infamous Alcatraz prison featuring 176 Lego portraits of prisoners of conscience and political exiles.